Serena Williams, who has returned to competitive tennis following the birth of her daughter last September, is currently ranked 183rd.
Serena Williams has called off her Grand Slam comeback, pulling out of the French Open because of a chest injury before she was supposed to play Maria Sharapova.
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Both Serena and Venus, who have won 14 Grand Slam doubles' titles, last won the French Open together way back in 1999.
The head-to-head history is overwhelmingly in Williams' favour as the American has won 19 of 21 meetings against Sharapova, including 18 in a row.
Sharapova has won two of her five Grand Slam titles at Roland Garros and is now into the fourth round for the 12th time in 14 appearances at the clay-court major.
Serena Williams will face 11th-seeded Julia Goerges of Germany in the third round of French Open.
Djokovic, currently ranked 22 in the world, will now face 13th seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in the Round of 32, scheduled to be played on Friday.
There also is a message Serena wanted to send about self-worth and feeling powerful as she returned to Grand Slam action with a first-round victory at Roland Garros on Tuesday, about nine months after giving birth to a daughter.
Competing as a mom for the first time at a major, and only about nine months since giving birth to her daughter, Williams beat 70th-ranked Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic 7-6 (4), 6-4 at Roland Garros.
The American sisters were handed a wild-card entry on Thursday into the tournament which they won together in 1999 and in 2010.
Serena Williams resumes her comeback after maternity leave following two consecutive losses in March.
As usual, all eyes are on Serena Williams, no matter what — whether she's attending the most talked-about wedding of the year or practicing at Roland Garros.
Despite playing three major finals, Simona Halep has yet to overcome a mental barrier which has kept her away from getting her hands on the coveted Grand Slam trophy.
Without a seeding, the 23-time Grand Slam champion risks facing highly ranked players in the early rounds.
The tournament will mark the 23-time Grand Slam champion's first major since returning to the tour from maternity leave.
Williams has been eliminated in the first round only four other times, most recently at the 2012 French Open.
Halep took time out to head to the stands and watch the Williams sisters face off for the 29th time in their career in the ongoing Indian Wells WTA tournament.